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Join UM copyright office on Teams for a live info session

February 1, 2021 — 

Join the U of M Copyright Office on MS Teams for a live online info session.

Wednesday, February 10, noon – 1:00 PM

Click here to join the meeting


Faculty and instructors — you can now learn best practices for UM Copyright Guidelines and Canadian copyright law. Ensure the course materials you share with students are copyright-compliant.

In under an hour we’ll cover:

  • Copyright in online course delivery

While much remains the same as teaching in person, there are a fewsignificant differences to be aware of.

  • The do’s and don’ts of sharing online content.

Tips on how to verify a work has been posted legally on the internet

  • Terms of use for e-Resources available through U of M Libraries

The most reliable source for copyright friendly materials

  • Free to use images, figures, photos, and artwork

From Creative Commons to the Public Domain. Search strategies and CC license basics


If you prefer to go at your own pace, try the Copyright Office – Webinars & Educational Resources hub on UM Learn

  • A one-stop source for copyright info whether you are teaching on campus or online.  You can access it by logging in here or look for it on the UM Learn homepage under “My Courses”. Contact um [dot] copyright [at] umanitoba [dot] ca if you have any login issues.


Or let us come to you.

Whether it’s a one-on-one meeting or an entire department, copyright information sessions are available on demand to fit your needs and schedule. Sessions can be adapted to ensure the content is relevant to specific Faculties and Departments.


For more information or to have your copyright questions answered, we are here to help

  • U of M Copyright Office
    203 Allen Physics Building

um [dot] copyright [at] umanitoba [dot] ca

(204) 474-7277 / 9607


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